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2018 World Day against Child Labour

The World Day against Child Labour is observed every year on June 12 to highlight the plight of child labourers and what can be done to help them.. The 2018 theme ‘Generation Safe & Healthy’ points a finger at the hazardous and exploitative working conditions in which millions of children are working tooth, nail and ..

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Fixed Term Employment

Fixed-term employment is a contract in which a company or an enterprise hires an employee for a specific period of time. Features: In most case it is for a year but can be renewed after the term expires depending on the requirement. In a fixed-term employment, the employee is not on the payroll of the ..

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2018 International Labour Day

The International Labour Day, also known as International Worker’s Day or May Day, observed every year on May 1 to promote and encourage the international labour associations. The day marks the victory of workers’ movement for 8 hours of work. It also aims to pay tribute to workers sacrifices in achieving economic and social rights ..

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PENCIL Portal

The Union Home Ministry launched the Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) Portal at the National Conference on Child Labour organised by the Ministry of Labour and Employment. The PENCIL is an electronic platform that aims at involving Centre, State, District, Governments, civil society and the general public in achieving the target ..

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Model Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016

In June 2016, the government had come out with Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016. It was sent to States/UTs so that they will be able to modify their individual Acts, if they so desire. The States/UTs can either adopt the Bill as it is or modify its ..

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